|Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-1991) was born in Radzymin , Poland, and grew up in Warsaw. In 1935 he came to New York, where he worked as a journalist and translated Hebrew, German, and Polish books into Yiddish. Beginning with his novel The Family Moskat in 1950 Singer published a steady stream of books—all of them written in Yiddish and translated into many languages—for which he was awarded the 1978 Nobel Prize for Literature. |
|The King of the Fields|
List Price:Singer portrays an age of superstition and violence in a country emerging from the darkness of savagery. He presents an imaginative spectacle of human perversity versus human aspirations.
|More Stories from My Father's Court|
List Price:A sequel to I. B. Singer s classic memoir In My Father s Court, these stories, published serially in the Daily Forward, depict the Beth Din in his father s home on Krochmalna Street in Warsaw.
|Shadows on the Hudson|
List Price:Serialized in the late 1950s, Shadows On The Hudson was translated from Yiddish and published posthumously as a complete novel in 1998, receiving widespread literary acclaim.